The 2017 Backwaters Prize is now open for submissions! This year's judge is Bob Hicok. The winner receives $2,500 plus book publication and 30 copies. Previous winners include Kim Garcia, Katharine Whitcomb, Zeina Hashem Beck, Susan Elbe, and Mary Jo Thompson.
The entry is $30, and the deadline is May 31st.
Read more about the press at our website.
Submit your poetry manuscript here.